SPN 320-01 - Cultures of the Spanish Speaking World
4 credits (Fall)
Latin American and US Latinx Reggaeton and Hip Hop. This course will familiarize students with Latin American and US Latinx Reggaeton and Hip Hop to understand the historical and social context that led to the rise and popularization of these genres. Students will read and analyze texts/lyrics, performances, and music videos while drawing on theoretical frameworks to critically think about the role and purpose of Latinxs in Reggaeton and Hip Hop and shed light on the problematic representation of sex and gender in lyrics and performances. Students will also study the transnational and global scope of these musical genres today. Taught in Spanish.
Prerequisite: SPN 285 .
Note: Plus-2 option available.